Mainframe Systems Programmer Salary

The average pay for a Mainframe Systems Programmer is $80,070 per year.

$54,856 - $119,872

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$14.79 - $58.17

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Salary
$54,856 - $119,872  
   
Bonus
$1,454 - $15,135  
Total Pay (?
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$53,675 - $120,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $58.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$1,454 - $15,135  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,675 - $120,337  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Mainframe Systems Programmer

  • Install, test, and update hardware, software, and operating systems.
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for department or organization.
  • Design, code, evaluate,and test system applications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mainframe Systems Programmer

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Experience Affects Mainframe Systems Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$81,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Mainframe Systems Programmer Salaries

National Average
$81,000

JCL
up arrow 7%

COBOL -- IBM
up arrow 11%

IBM DB2
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 18%
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